Published on New York State Department of Health, Wadsworth Center (


The Immunology Core provides access to specialized methods, technical instrumentation and expertise. The core staff help investigators design experiments, collect, analyze and interpret data.

The staff will also network and access additional support from:

  • Applications specialists
  • Service engineers
  • Internet user groups/forums
  • ABRF (Association for Biomolecular Resource Facility), NERDS (North East Regional ABRF)

Immunology instruments assess:

  • Immunophenotype of cell types
  • Specific cell receptor(s)
  • Ligand binding
  • Expression of surface and intracellular antigens
  • Signal transduction events such as calcium flux
  • Cell cycle progression based on analysis of DNA and RNA
  • Apoptosis